source: Intelligent-Aerospace article By Dan Friedlander Retired following 44 years in components engineering Traditional space and military specification (MIL-SPEC) components have long proven to meet the requirements of various aerospace and defense applications; nevertheless, these successes do not come free of failures.
source: ECN article by Markus Bilger, Viavi Solutions. There’s no doubt that technology innovation is disrupting the automotive industry. The concept of turning your car into a robot that provides you with ultimate convenience on the road, while dramatically improving safety, is appealing and exciting. As cars become more automated, they also provide opportunities for […]
source: ECN news by Dominik Pawlik, Technical Marketing Manager, Rogers Corp., Power Electronics Solutions Div. Electric vehicles (EVs) are growing in numbers worldwide as an increasing amount of automotive manufacturers produce their own versions of the electric car. While these vehicles are still limited in range by the charge capacity of their batteries, the number […]
source: EIN Presswire news ROCHESTER, N.Y., USA, August 17, 2017 — Piezoelectric sensors—which measure changes in pressure, acceleration, temperature, strain or force by converting them to an electrical charge*—are utilized in countless applications. From keeping time inside a clock to sensing pressure on the screen of a smartphone, from detecting a car crash for the […]
source: Würth Elektronik eiSos news Waldenburg (Germany), 17 August 2017 – Würth Elektronik eiSos is the provider with the world’s broadest product spectrum of wireless power charging coils. The company places a tool at developers’ disposal which facilitates selection of the appropriate transmitter and receiver coils.
Source: Proactive Investors news CAP-XX Limited (LON:CPX) shares gained after announcing that it received its largest-ever order for mass produced Thinline supercapacitors.
source: Electronics Weekly news DLI’s V Series, single layer ceramic capacitor series has been designed to provide higher capacitance in a smaller footprint at high frequency compared with multi-layer (MLCC) types.
source:Vishay news MALVERN, Pa. — Aug. 16, 2017 — Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. (NYSE: VSH) today announced an extension to its 220 EDLC ENYCAP™ series of electrical double-layer energy storage capacitors for energy harvesting, power backup, and UPS power source applications. Available in power and energy versions with high stability, the Vishay BCcomponents devices now deliver […]
source: Energy Harvesting Journal news Supercapacitors promise recharging of phones and other devices in seconds and minutes as opposed to hours for batteries. But current technologies are not usually flexible, have insufficient capacities, and for many their performance quickly degrades with charging cycles. Researchers at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and the University of […]
EPCI, Brno 11.8.2017 September 12-15th 2017 Brno University of Technology BUT will host the first international passive components networking symposium PCNS jointly organised by European Passive Components Institute EPCI and BUT. Final programme is now available at the conference website.